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USC Libraries Scripter Award: annunciate le nomine per le migliori sceneggiature

Annunciate le nomine degli USC Libraries Scripter Award i cui vincitori saranno premiati il prossimo 2 marzo 2024.

Le USC Libraries, hanno svelato le nomine della 36esima edizione degli USC Libraries Scripter Award, che premia i migliori autori degli adattamenti cinematografici e televisivi più riusciti dell’anno, nonché gli autori delle opere su cui sono basati.

Ad essere menzionati Oppenheimer, Killers of the Flower Moon, American Fiction, Poor Things e Origin. I vincitori saranno annunciati nel corso della cerimonia di gala che si terrà sabato 2 marzo 2024, nella storica Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library presso la University of Southern California.


The finalist writers for film adaptation are, in alphabetical order by film title:

  • Cord Jefferson for “American Fiction” based on the novel “Erasure” by Percival Everett
  • Eric Roth and Martin Scorsese for “Killers of the Flower Moon” based on the nonfiction book “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” by David Grann
  • Christopher Nolan for “Oppenheimer” based on the nonfiction book “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer” by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
  • Ava DuVernay for “Origin” based on the nonfiction book “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents” by Isabel Wilkerson
  • Screenwriter Tony McNamara and novelist Alasdair Gray for “Poor Things”

The finalist writers for episodic series are, in alphabetical order by series title: 

  • Peter Morgan, for the episode “Sleep, Dearie Sleep,” from “The Crown,” based on his stage play “The Audience” 
  • Scott Neustadter for the episode “Fire,” from “Daisy Jones and the Six,” based on the novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann for the episode “Long, Long Time” from “The Last of Us,” based on the video game by Neil Druckmann and Naughty Dog
  • Will Smith for the episode “Negotiating with Tigers,” from “Slow Horses,” based on the novel “Real Tigers” by Mick Herron
  • Max Borenstein, Rodney Barnes and Jim Hecht for the episode “The New World,” from “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” based on the nonfiction work “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s” by Jeff Pearlman

The 2024 Scripter selection committee selected the finalists from a field of 80 film and 56 episodic series adaptations. Howard Rodman, USC professor and Vice President/Secretary of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, chairs the 2024 committee. 

The studios distributing the finalist films and current publishers of the printed works are:

  • “American Fiction” — Amazon MGM Studios and Graywolf Press
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon” — Apple Original Films and Vintage Books
  • “Oppenheimer” —Universal Pictures and Vintage Books
  • “Origin” — Neon and Random House
  • “Poor Things” — Searchlight Pictures and Bloomsbury

The networks and streaming platforms broadcasting the finalist episodic series and current publishers of the works are:

  • “The Crown” — Netflix and Dramatists Play Service Inc.
  • “Daisy Jones and the Six” — Amazon Prime Video and Random House
  • “The Last of Us” — HBO | Max and Sony Computer Entertainment
  • “Slow Horses” — Apple TV+ and Soho Crime
  • “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” — HBO | Max and Avery